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    September 3, 2012
    7:00 - 8:59am PDT  

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community outrage after a deadly police shooting over the weekend. what the man who was killed was holding that police say forced them to shoot. overnight news from the east bay a close call involving a taxi cab and a gas meter. also a bay area bridge shut down this holiday weekend, and to get some new information from call trance. mornings on 2 begins now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. >> labor day, monday september 3rd. tracking overnight news out of east pal low alto where a man
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has been rushed to the hospital after being stabbed multiple times. ktvu reporter georgia mean dela vega is live to explain why neighbors had concerns at this house where the stabbing happened. >> reporter: a police car is blocking a portion of newbridge street, because they don't want anybody to disrupt the investigation going on inside this house. you can see a forensics lab van parked out here in front of the home in front of the san ma day yes sheriff's office. inside there are editions looking for evidence from this stabbing. we do not know if they have found the weapon used, but we do know that the victim is a resident of the home. this all happened at 3:30 in the morning. police found a man suffering from multiple stab wounds. he couldn't speak when officers arrived, and told that he lost a lot of blood. he was transferred to the hospital. told he is in stable condition; but don't know how serious his injuries are. now, police took four men into
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their police car and drove them back to the police station. they are questioning them at this hour. told by officers that all four men lived in the home. they are not calling them suspects; but they do want information from them. so everyone is back in the department being interviewed. we're told there's trance later there, because one of the conditions is that many of them speak spanish. no arrests have been made. we do not know what led up to the stabbing. neighbors are telling us that at least off camera that they're concerned because they've always seen a lot of traffic, a lot of cars and people going in and out of the house. but they too have questions and want to know exactly what happened this morning. reporting live, georgia mean delavega. 7:03. a taxi driver could face charges after crashing his cab into a gas meter in oakland. it happened at trask and mavis streets around 3:30 this
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morning. firefighters had to use special tools to reach a gas shutoff valve. ten people were evacuated from an apartment building next door. some people left as soon as they heard the crash. >> immediately jumped out of the bed and ran outside. it was so loud that thought the car was going to go through the bedroom. >> the people evacuated have now been allowed to return. valet yes police investigating the fifth deadly police shooting since may. ktvu's alex savage is in valeo to tell how the community is reacting to this. alex. >> reporter: relatives of the man killed don't believe the shooting was justified; but police say that man was holding what appeared to be a real handgun. it turned out to be an air-soft pellet gun. last night community members geared for a individual all to remember area mere row shot to death in front of his house. that's when two officers tried
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to question the two men sitting in a white thunder bird parked on pepper drive. the officer shined a spotlight into the car, and then say the driver grabbed what appeared to be a gun from his waistband-aid and gestured toward the officers. that's when officers fired at the car, then paused telling the truck driver to show his hands. police say the man reached toward the center console. and so police fired a second time. the driver's sister told us she witnessed the shooting. >> they reloaded in front of me and stood on top of the roof of the car and shot him, and shot and shot. they shot at least 6 to 8 times. >> reporter: this morning several candles were seen burning right near the scene of the shooting. police say the man killed never fired the pellet gun he was holding, and police tell us he was on parole for a weapons violation at the time. a second man was also wounded by police gunfire yesterday. a 21-year-old who this morning is recovering in the hospital. after the shooting police searched the car.
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they did find ecstasy pills inside that appeared to be for sale. both of the officers involved in this shooting are now on paid leave as the investigation continues. live this morning in valeo, alex savage. police searching for a gunman who fired shots at a man in a wheelchair right in front of city hall. it happened yesterday. police say the 23-year-old victim who did not know the suspect had argued with the gunman before the shooting. the man in the wheelchair rolled out of that chair to avoid the bullets and was not shot. police say the shooter is described only as an african american man. he was driving a white or silver chevy suburban with 02- inch chrome rims. 7:06. police making an arrest following a hit and run accident that may be gang- related. police say the suspect was driving away from the scene of an argument near nunez drive and fleckingger avenue when he hit a man and a woman.
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the victims were rushed to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. an hour after the accident, police arrested the alleged driver jimmy kopas, booked into the santa clara jail on suspicion of felony hit and run. time 7:06. police looking at surveillance video trying to determine who vandalized a community memorial. for the third time in its history, the sculpture that honors victims of the east bay hills fire has been damaged. someone cut off five metal bars that represent burned, but regrowing trees. twenty-five people died in that fire storm in 1991. 7:70. later today, president obama is heading to louisiana to sure i have the after the of hurricane isaac. the president will meet emergency workers who have been trying to evacuate people from areas that are still flooded and restore power. republican presidential nominee mitt romney visited the area on friday. later this week, president obama will join democrats in
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charlotte, north carolina, for their national convention, and coming up at 7:15, have a live report from charlotte with the one question democrats will have to answer this week as they officially renominate president obama for another run for the white house. time now 7:70. students and teachers say they will rally tomorrow outside of san francisco city hall in an effort to save city college. now, the school is at risk of possibly shutting down. the state has cut more than $03 million in funding for the city college over the past three years. that has led to a reduction in class sizes, cancellation of summer sessions and some unfilled teaching jobs. leaders say they plan to launch the yes on aid campaign. they're hoping to raise a parcel tax. it is 7:08. happening now, the down barten bridge remains shut down for the long labor day holiday; but caltrans construction crews say they are right on schedule. and they expect to complete their work on the bridge by
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5:00 tomorrow morning. here's a live look at the bridge. it looks like a little bit of traffic moving along. not sure if that is the down barten. this is the san ma day owe bridge. this looks like the down barten, some of the work being done. crews working around the clock to complete an earthquake safety project. caltrans plans to update its progress sometime during the 8:00 hour in the next hour. bring the very latest. ally razz mussen has an update in 30 minutes. now show a live look at the san ma day yes bridge north of the down barten. this one of the alternate routes during the closure. and also want to show another look at highway 237. this is another alternate for the down barten bridge. traffic light. not the normal situation on 237 on weekdays. but buff labor day traffic
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light. >> you may remember memorial day weekend shae shut down the down barten bridge. didn't see major delays. caltrans was able to open the span up three hours early. with great weather they're hoping this will be the case again. here's a look at the mac arthur maize. traffic on the left-hand side southbound near 980, on the right toward the toll plaza. luckily not experiencing any delays. 280 near san jose, right-hand lane headed northbound toward highway 17. on the left toward 101 in san jose. no delays. finally at the golden gate bridge what it's look like all morning, patchy fog from marin down to half-moon bay. luckily rosemary said it should burn off by 9:00 this morning. head over to rosemary right now. >> good morning. the high pressure bringing the warmer conditions. also compressing that marine layer and pinning it along the coastline. that's why we had the patchy
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dense fog, visibility a quarter mile or less. so take it easy. that will last for the next couple of hours or so. the on-shore breeze nonexistent at this point. take a look at fairfield. calm conditions. a light westerly breeze at sso. the high pressure cutting off the on-shore breeze. not going to impact the delta for today. looking at 50 degrees in nap pa at this hour, 46 in santa row is a with mostly clear skies in the overnight hours. the night-time hours a little bit longer as we get closer to fall, and that is helping to cool off numbers in the overnight hours. fifty-three in concord, mid to upper 50s around san jose. so widespread 50s in most cases. if in the north bay valley directions, pet to allow ma, santa row is a, all singing back into the mid to upper 40s this morning. so, again, that compressing air bringing a very shallow marine layer, less than a thousands feet. seeing a little bit slip into the bay. most waking up with mostly
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clear skies, mostly cloudy for the afternoon. afternoon highs look like this, 88 for santa row is a, 88, nap pa. mid to upper 70s around the east bay, 79 in oakland, 80 for heyward, 90s in the valley, 93 for pittsburgh, mid to upper 80s near san jose. 76 in santa cruz. at the boardwalk nice. eighty-four redwood city, 71 in the city. today the hottest day into the workweek. numbers will fall off back to below average this time of year thursday into friday and a bump with weekend in view saturday and sunday. 7:12. pretty embarrassing reason. a california delegate is heading home from the democratic convention before it's even started. plus who stole a secret service truck in detroit over the weekend. what that means for the vice
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president's visit to detroit today.
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time 7:14. new zealand withdrawing soldiers from afghanistan earlier than expected. new zealand's prime minister said all soldiers will be out by the end of april, five months ahead of schedule. ten soldiers have been killed in afghanistan. all foreign troops expected to be out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. it is 7:15. democrats are gathering in charlotte, north carolina this week for their national convention. sandra endo is in charlotte where the big question facing
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democrats as they push for president obama's reelection. good morning, sandra. >> reporter: good morning, tori. that's right. the whole question is are you better? and that's something the democrats will be responding to during their convention; but democrats are starting the week off with festivities. they are celebrating labor day. and tomorrow is when they get down to party business. the stage is set, and democrats are gathering up for their convention. the president spent the weekend previewing his message. >> on thursday night i'm going to offer what i believe is a better path forward, a path that will grow this economy and create more jobs and strengthen the middle class. and the good news is you get to choose the path we take. >> reporter: republicans met last week to nominate mitt romney as their candidate for
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president. >> mr. chairman and delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: raising the question of whether the country is better off now than it was when president obama was elected. >> without a change in leadership, why would the next four years be any different from the last four years? >> reporter: the vice president's response? >> what they espouse is a social policy right out of the 60s, a foreign policy with echoes of the cold war, and an nick policy that brought the great recession. >> reporter: now the president will continue his campaign swing, in ohio today, and also touring the devastation left behind by hurricane isaac in new orleans. live in charlotte, i'm sandra endo. tori back to you. 7:17, hundreds of occupy protesters rallied in the streets of charlotte, north carolina ahead of the democratic national convention. >> show me what catastrophe
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looks like. >> protesters wanted to call attention to corporations' influence on politics. some held signs about union and veterans' rights and called for immigration reform. >> hold the democratic -- the democratic party accountable. the democrats do a lot of good things, but like the rest of the government there's way too much corporate money. >> at least two people were arrested for carrying con sealed knife and assaulting a government official. >> time now 7:18. a california delegate will not be at the democratic national convention because of an incident at the hotel of the california delegation. the delegate report delay came back to the hotel drunk with another delegate early yesterday morning. the hotel staff report delay became very concerned when one of the delegates fell and appeared to be unconscious. hotel staff say the other delegate started to argue with
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them and claimed to be a member of congress. that delegate has since apologized and will not participate in the convention. >> ktvu will have live coverage all week long. another live report from charlotte coming up at 8:15 this morning. and you can get more information by going to the channel 2 web site ktvu.com. just click on the dnc 2012 tab right there on the home page. 7:18. the secret service is investigating after one of their trucks was stolen in detroit. the secret service said the truck contained some of their equipment when it was taken saturday night outside a downtown detroit hotel. the secret service is in detroit to provide security for vice president biden's labor day visit. the agency said the theft will not affect their ability to offer biden protection. time 7:19. mitt romney issued a labor day
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statement. he said that for many americans today is another day of worrying when their next paycheck will come. mitt romney is at his home today practicing the for the three debates with president obama in the weeks ahead. first debate is scheduled for october the 3rd. >> investigators say he died after a night of drinking at a fraternity house. a spokesperson said he was pledging the pheta kai fraternity. police are investigating whether hazing was involved in his death. >> appalling to think someone died from trying to be a part of the organize. >> the fraternity will be suspended until the investigation is complete. time now 7:20. >> security changes take effect in nap pa state hospital this week following an escape earlier this year from the hospital.
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the nap pa valley register reports the psychiatric hospital will close four observation i can acrossings in a high-security area starting this friday. guards will be on a roving parol that rotate between other i can acrossings. it comes after a patient climbed a gate at the hospital become in january and escaped. that man was fund the next morning at a nearby grocery store. a 28-year-old woman had to be treated for minor injuries after being rescued from a mount tam ill -- a helicopter responded around 7 last night to a medical emergency on one of the trails. the woman was lying on a rock being monitored by a park ranger. she was hoisted about 50 feet up into the waiting chopper and taken to a nearby hospital. time now 7:21. a lot of drivers didn't let the highest gas prices over the labor day weekend keep them home. today's gas prices match the labor day national record that was set four years ago.
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that's $3.83 a gallon for regular. in the bay area pay a lot more. in san francisco, the average price $4.23 a gallon. it's 4 cents cheaper in san jose. north and east bay drivers paying slightly less. >> an interesting report. the most expensive gas in the world. norway pays $10 a gallon. >> you're kidding. >> they also have free education for the entire country. comes at a cost. >> it is 7:21. getting ready to wrap up in the desert. hundreds of cyclists will fill the streets of san francisco. you see the crews getting ready for them. what streets are closed for the big race. >> and cars along the east shore freeway looking great. why you might see traffic in san francisco and oakland this afternoon.
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the department purchased six new bikes. their goal to reduce vandalism and curfew violations at parks. officers can perform traffic stops. currently a third of the officers are trained for bike patrols and more will be trained later this month. in less than an hour, hundreds of bicyclists will be riding through the streets of san francisco. taking a live look right now at where the 38th annual metro men bike race is about to get underway. the first racers will leave lee vie citrus plaza and union street at 8 this morning. the last group of racers starts at 3 this afternoon. the race was originally known as the san francisco grand property. a couple of people setting up chairs to watch the excitement, and i imagine that it could have impack on traffic in the area. >> time 7:25. i know baseball games today in
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the bay area will affect traffic. >> that's right. a couple of games going on at 1:05 this afternoon. have the giants who will be playing the arizona diamondbackseat and the oakland as taking on the angels at the same time. you could see congestion around the ballpark this afternoon. now take a look outside at 101 through san rafael. turning out to be such a gorgeous day. in one wants to drive. this would be a good day to bike. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. obviously a holiday. would normally be at the height of the backup. but it is perfectly clear into san francisco. no delays on highway 4 through baypoint in the pittsburgh area. westbound traffic, the highlights you see as you drive toward concord. that is looking good. 7:26. check in with rosemary. >> good morning. another beautiful day. today starting out like yesterday. not dealing with patchy fog over the north bay. have it along the coast, and it is dense. giving a live look there at
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alameda. the on-shore breeze very light, almost nonexistent this morning. a look at temperatures today, upper 40s in the north bay valley, spots, 50s out there and around the bay. looking at noon-time numbers, low to mid-60s at the coast, 70s around the bay, low 80s inland and then mostly cloudy and warm for the afternoon. a few degrees above yesterday's highs. today into tomorrow cool down slightly with a bigger drop into the second half of the week. in the weekend upper 80s in the forecast for the warmer spots. 7:26. the festival wraps up in the nevada desert. a year after being put on promotion for allowing too many people in the festival stayed under the federally imposed limit. the bureau of land management said the biggest crowd was friday, 52,000 people were there. the off-beat art and music festival had more than 53,000 people on two different days last year. that's when the limit was
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50,000. 7:27. protesters will be outside the chevron refinery in richmond. what they're demanding and who is being targeted. >> crans on track to finish work on the down barten bridge. coming up new video of what they worked on last night. mornings on 2 continues after the break.
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out there with new video of the big quake safety project. so how does it look? >> reporter: standing on the dun barten bridge. from this vantage point, strange to look back wards and see zero cars on the bridge except for the one vehicle patrol here. the construction site is several hundred feet away on the incline of the eastern span where you see the construction cranes and that massive equipment parks in the middle of the bridge. the work going on there is to install a new seismic joint, and crews are done installing that joint. this is video from caltrans from the overnight hours that shows the 12 plates that make up the seismic joint being laid out. now as part of the project caltrans had to raise the bridge 5 inches in order to put the plates in place. >> raising the bridge 5 inches.
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in order for cars not to feel that 5-inch dip after they pass this at least, then ding the 100-foot of concrete taper. >> and that's the work that still needs to be finished, pouring lay years of concrete over the new plates, letting it set so that drivers don't notice all the changes. once that happens, caltrans has to restripe the pavement and put the bare years become in place. while they did get progress overnight, there's work to be done. the scheduled reopening time of the down barten bridge is still 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, and it is too early to call at this point whether they'll be done with the work and able to open early. live on down barten bridge, ally rasmussen. 7:32, beverly hills received a very early wake-up call today, a 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook the city at 3.26 this morning. seismologists say it was a shallow quake, so it felt stronger for people near the open center. beverly hills police report no
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injuries, but received dozens of phone calls asking about the tremor. in nearby west los angeles, police say there were no phone calls. time 7:32. an around the clock vigil continues at a hospital where one of their own is being treated after having a heart attack on the job. frank ryan is in critical but stable condition. he collapsed on thursday fighting a fire at saint patrick cathedral. the firefighters taking turns, taking meals to his family as they maintain a vigil at the regional medical center of san jose. they've also started collecting money to help the family with expenses. >> sleep overnight just waiting for word that if there's any change and, of course, hopeful that it will be good news. >> ryan is a veteran of the san jose firearm. his family members said he's showing signs of improvement. they're optimistic he will pull through. it is 7:33. protesters plan to gather for a
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march and rally this morning outside the chevron refinery. they want company executives to be prosecuted for last month's fire claiming they put workers and the community at risk. the march is being held by united public workers for action. starts at 10 this morning. people plan to meet at point richmond washington park and then march to the front gates of the refinery. >> time 7:33. new this morning, a suicide bomber blew up a car into a u.s. consulate suv today. it happened in pakistan. look at this. the state department said two americans and two pakistans who work for the u.s. consulate in pakistan are among 19 people who were injured. a spokesman said two pakistans were also killed. this happened in an area near pakistan's tribal region. that is the main sanctuary for the taliban and al-qaeda in pakistan. >> 0:34. police have identified the man shot and killed near children's hospital in oakland over the weekend.
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police say 29-year-old lorenzo ward was approached and shot by someone in the area of 53rd street and martin luther king, jr., way late saturday night. no arrests have been made. >> wildfires have firefighters very busy this labor day. in northern california, thousands of campers were evacuated from the angeles national forest because of this fire. it started in the san gabrielle canyon yesterday and. it has burned 400 acres. the canyon closed today because of the fires. it's only about 5% contained. the cause of the fire still under investigation. now the north pass fire in mend see know county is about 58% contained. the lightning sparked fire has burned more than 41,000 acres since it started on august 18th. seven homes have been destroyed. opportunity-one others are still threatened. evacuation orders remain in effect for areas around the community of kovolo. law enforcement will be
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busy today willing for drunk drivers. so far chp said they have arrested nearly 900 people statewide from 6:00 friday night through 6:00 yesterday morning. that's down from last year, but deadly drunk driving accidents are up. the chp said 11 people have died so far. the chp will wrap up their enforcement later tonight. with thousands of people geared in oakland for this year's pride festival. the theme was it's a celebration. the people were celebrating everything from the repeal of the don't ask don't tell policy to president obama's stance on supporting gay marriage. >> there's not any generation that can say they've seen so much gross. some people say we're done. not in the least bit. >> last year 35,000 people attended the event. organizers expect that number to be higher this year. >> and if oakland pride can generate enough money they hope to add a parade next year.
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police are investigating several vandalism attacks that report delay targeted the oakland pride festival. vandals broke windows at the community bank on the bay at broadway and 17th street. windows were also smashed at a bank of america on lakeside, and a police car's tires were slashed and slurs were crawled on buildings. that bay if i is similar to comments posted on the web site of an anarchist. 7:36. nine months after the suzanne g komen foundation sparked controversy by refusing to fund planned parenthood. a lot fewer people have signed up for this year's walk. registration for the race for the cure is down about 50% from last year. donations are also down about 65%. the suzanne g komen reversed it decision on pulling funding for planned parenthood following the public out cry.
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the oakland as are hoping to raise awareness for the need for a cure for breast cancer. more than 500 breast cancer survivors formed a human ribbon across the field in oakland yesterday. the aids also presented check to various cancer organizations, including friend of faith in memory of long-time ktvu reporter faith vancher. offices of the city of oakland will be closed today for labor day. police, fire, emergency services will not be affected by the holiday. but today is also a parking holiday. so you drivers won't have to pay parking meters. all oakland libraries are closed today. also all ac transit buses will operate on sunday schedules today because of labor day. riders can check the ac transit web site for all of the latest information on your route. and muni today is running on a sunday schedule. that means the buses will be running less often. some routes won't run at all. san francisco parking meters
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and 7-day street sweeping rules will be enforced. >> and bart is running on a holiday schedule. and things san francisco regarding traffic and parking. >> also with regards to that street sweeping, monday through friday, signs will not be enforced. good to know if you want to do some shopping this morning. showing this shot a lot this morning, because we don't see fog on the golden gate bridge this lit in the morning. a heavy fog advisory is in effect for much of the bay area coastline until 9:00 this morning. so drive accordingly. traffic flowing smoothly along the san ma day yes bridge. more folks using this span as their alternate route since the down barten is shut down until tomorrow due to the seismic retro fitting. 880 near the oakland cream
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looking good. be aware that there's a ball game later today, the a's take on the angels. you could see some delays. the giants playing at home around the same time. right now check in with rosemary. shaping up to be a hot day. >> gorgeous outside this morning. blue skies for most. showed that satellite of the golden gate bridge, dealing with patchy dense fog along the coastline being pinned by the high pressure strengthening over our area bringing the warm to hot weather as tara mentioned a moment ago. a dense fog advisory for the coastline. golden gate bridge through about 9:00 this morning. visibility down about a quarter mile. that's a tough drive, especially when it's patchy and dense, because it can catch you off guard. the high pressure strengthening our way. the subsiding air associated with that high pressure really shrinking that marine layer down. confined to the coastline, mostly cloudy, seeing it just creep inside the bay; but that's really about it. so there along the coast for
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the first half of the day, and the coast will see partly cloudy skies for the second half. mid-60s to mid-70s expected for the coast, 70s to 80s around the bay. 90s for hotter spots inland. if going out to see a game today, maybe the giants playing this afternoon, 70 degrees, mostly cloudy skies with an on- shore breeze that will strength and little bit in the and. this morning the on-shore breeze very weak, calm in fairfield. 80 for valeo, mid to upper 70s, know valuest and row is a as well as nap pa. into the city looking at 71. but if you go east, a hot day in brentwood, 96 for the and. these numbers even a tad above the seasonal average in many areas. 90 degrees in morgan hill, 86 san jose, 76 in santa cruz. today the hottest day, a slight cooldown for back to work tuesday. a bigger drop in the numbers wednesday, thursday and friday, and than we rebound to the seasonal average for your weekend. tori? >> thank you, rosemary. 19 minutes before 8:00.
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after morning fog expected to be a nice day for the 60th annual saucily toe art festival. this is video of last year's fest i haveties. it showcases it work of local, american and international artists. there will be food and live music. the art festival is being held at ma rain ship park. >> avoiding a war. what the u.s. is ding to try to avoid an all-out war between iran and israel. plus serious concerns. what michael jack season's producers were saying about his health in the days before his death.
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they saw what appeared to be a gun. one man killed. the other is in the hospital. and cal trance is saying the down barten quake retro fitting project is on schedule. the bridge shut down friday night. it is scheduled to reopen tomorrow morning at five. 7:45. new this morning, 11 people were injured after smoke filled the cabin of a tour wish airline. it happened at an airport in germany. the plane had to be evacuated. there were about 200 people on board. investigators are now trying to figure out what caused the problem. time is now 7:45.
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the obama administration increasing the pressure on iran to negotiate more seriously about its nuclear program. as one way to prevent an israeli attack according to a report in today's new york times. the times said the u.s. along with more than 25 other nations will hold the largest ever mine- sweeping exercise in the persian gulf to prevent iran from trying to block exports through the strait of orsmuth. the obama administration hopes wrapping up the pressure will give israel a way to back off from a military attack. 7:46. france's foreign minister said he has been discussing with the u.s. and britain a tough response to syria if the government uses chemical or biological whips in its civil war. in the meantime in the syrian capital city of damascus, two explosions damaged a building under construction near the joint cheese of staff.
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the explosions did not cause significant damage; but because they went off in an area ring with check points considered a serious blow to the government. time 7:46, a tense scene in washington state after a man was killed in a standoff with swat teams. it happened yesterday afternoon in this wooded area north of seattle. deputies originally got a call about a man shot in the leg. that's when they discovered someone was firing shots at them and at people in the neighborhood. >> like "did you guys get shot at." because they heard something. they stopped, and now a bullet hole. >> sheriff's deputies will be back out in that area looking for another possible suspect. 7:47. evacuation orders have been lifted for some of the areas threatened by three fires in northwestern nebraska. one of the fires is close to being contained, but strong winds helped the other two fires grow over the weekend. more than 280 square miles have
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burned including at least 27,000 acres in south dakota. nebraska's governor said it will likely take several more days to fully contain the fires. the coast guard said 7 people have been rescued after their boat caught fire in washington state. it all happened saturday night about 15 miles south of bellingham. the coast guard said 7 people jumped into the water. they were rescued by a passing boat. they were later taken to a marina. they were not hurt. a tow company is now trying to salvage what's left of that boat. >> this one started yesterday morning. that used to be the thunder bird hotel. it took firefighters about four hours to get things under criminal. the building was being used for storage. it had been empty since 2005. no firefighters were hurt. the pie lot who died in a crash was a veteran pilot with more than 20 years of flying
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experience. glenn skids smith was flying a soviet era military training jet when it crashed and burst into flames at the air show. yesterday several pilots flew a squad reason of flights in his honor before the air show resumes. >> he would have down the same thing. >> the jet smith was flying was almost 30 years old. son young moon, the founder of the unification church has died at the age of 92. now moon's church has been the subject of controversy for years. he arranged mass weddings between couples who had just met or didn't speak the same language. moon himself actually served time in the u.s. on tax evasion charges. the popularity of his church in the u.s. has dwindled, but it's still estimated to have
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hundreds of thousands of followers in arabia. some new documents out highlighting concerns by concert promoters about the health of michael jackson in the days before his death. the l.a. times said it obtained 250 e- mails between promoters for michael jackson's "this is it" tour. they report delay described michael jackson as an emotional paralyzed mess, out of shape and con assumed by self-doubt. they also report delay suggested that the 50-show tour was at risk of becoming a very expensive . it is coming up on 10 minutes before 8:00. work is underway to rebuild a part of the great wall that collapsed following a heavy rainstorm. you can see the damaged section of the wall. more than. this section of the great wall was first built between 386 and
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557 ad. experts in building techniques are supervising the repair work. one of the largest cities in china is cracking down on get smokers. starting this month, public smoking will mean an $8 fine. the ban extends from shopping centers and public transportation to car wreck ceo par alreadies and internet cafes. the city sent about 200 officers out to enforce the ban. so far 11 people were cited on the very first day. it is 7:50. britain's prince andrew is going to great heights to raise money for charity. one of prince charles' younger brothers was among 40 people repelling from the top of the shard building. the prince descended from the 87th floor of the 1016-foot tower. the stunt was to raise money for the outward bound trust and the royal marines charitable marine fund. it provides outdoor survival
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training for disadvantaged teenagers. he successfully finished the accident. said he is never doing it again. >> 7:51. back here a health warning at san francisco state university. why two students sick have school officials concerned. the special welcome pet lieu ma gave its little league team. an afternoon heat will drive temperatures boyfriend the seasonal norm. coming up who's expected to see the hottest numbers and what you can expect for your neighborhood.
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says too many babies are born by c-section. it ranks 49th in maternity deaths. the rally begins at 10:00 a.m. at al to pheta medical center on ashby avenue. as many as 15,000 people turned out to celebrate pet to lieu ma's little league team after their run at the little league world series. >> love pet lieu ma so much. the best town in the world. >> players and coaches waved to the crowd from a line of classic cars during a parade through the streets of downtown pet lieu ma. messages of congratulations could also be seen at most of the businesses. >> words can't explain it. i mean, just can't explain it. >> pet lieu ma finished third in the tournament. >> and for photos from the parade go to ktvu.com and click
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on the photos tab a. full slide show from the event has been posted. >> sounds good. >> time 7:55. tara is become in for sal. what's happening in salomo county. >> large tree off pleasant valley road. >> in a few minutes, hundreds of bicyclists will be riding through the streets of san francisco. a live look here. the bike race about to get underway. starts at levi strauss plaza on battery and union. so expect some close yours and delays in that part of the city. it started -- wasn't supposed to start until 8. 7:56. getting close. a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no delays. smooth sailing into san francisco, and the giants will be playing at home at 1:00 this afternoon. so expect some delays around the ballpark. and 280 at the 880 split in san jose, traffic northbound on the left-hand side of screen there,
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the highlights, folks headed toward santa clara, no delays. had quite a bit of fog this morning. rosemary joins to tell us more about that. >> good morning to you. it is confined to the coast. seeing a little bit of low clouds spill into the bay. that's really about it. mostly clear skies, as you can see here over the oakland estuary, and it is a calm start to the morning. high pressure bringing warmer weather. also bringing very calm conditions. take a look at fairfield. no delta breeze blowing through there, not even a light one. in areas near santa row is a and the valley. mid to upper 40s with mostly clear skies, a cool start there. most in the 50s this morning, and numbers beginning to warm as the sun has been up for some time. eighty-eight for snow ma, 87 in pet lieu ma, low 70s saucily toe with mostly cloudy skies with the artfest continuing there. 94 livermore, 93 in pittsburgh, 70s for the east bay, 86 in san jose, 85 santa clara today.
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in and along the peninsula, mild to warm. 84 this will low alto. weekend us a in view, see a slight little bumpup in temperatures in time for weekend. more on fog and advisory for the coast. 7:57. a community out raged after police officers opened fire on two men. have the latest on the investigation, including what prompted officers to pull out their guns. live in east pal low alto where officers are trying to figure out who stabbed a man inside his home. tell what investigators are doing at this hour and what neighbors are saying.
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police escorted a man and woman from this house. they were not handcuffed, but both taken to the police station for questioning. you can see there's a san ma day yes county forensic van parked out in front of the home for the past four hours. editions inside looking for evidence and for a weapon used in the stabbing. police arrived at the home on new bridge street and found a man suffering from multiple stab wounds at 0:20 this morning. told he lost a lot of blood, and he is now at sanford hospital, and he is in critical condition. police say he is a resident of the home and had many roommates. neighbors want to know who is responsible for the stabbing, and if it was someone who lived there or an outside person.
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>> i had just seen -- usually they're together after work, and they just hang out. but it bothers me because they seem like normal people that would never do something like that. >> reporter: this morning have seen police take at least six people from the home in for questioning. one of them was a woman. told there are witnesses, and police still aren't saying much about what happened here. they have not made any arrests and are not telling what the motive is. and still waiting for a media spokesperson to come out and actually speak. but again one minnesota in the hospital in critical condition at sanford hospital. they still have a police car blocking new bridge street because they don't want anyone to disrupt this investigation. reporting live, georgia mean dela we have bay, ktvu channel 2 action news. a taxi cab that smashed into a gas meter in oakland, the driver could face dui charges. this all happened at trask and may vis streets at 3:20 this
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morning. firefighters used special tools to cut off the gas there. ten people had to be evacuated from an apartment building next door as a precaution. some left as soon as they heard the loud crash. >> immediately jumped out of the bed and ran outside. it was so loud that thought the car was actually going to go through the bedroom. >> those people that were evacuated have been allowed to go back home. >> it is 8:02. two valet yes police officers on paid administrative leave following a deadly officer- involved shooting. community members are demanding a full investigation. >> this police department has to be held accountable. this police department will be held accountable. >> the shooting happened early yesterday morning. police say they were forced to pull guns on two men inside a car after they saw what appeared to be a gun. police fired 30 times hitting both men. 21-year-old joseph john son was shot five times.
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he is fighting for his life. mar yes romero was killed. >> they never came to show condolence. condolence. >> police say romero was on patrol for a weapons violation. police say a pellet gun was found inside the car along with 50 ecstasy pills. this is valet yes's 7th shooting since may, and five were deadly. police investigating a possible gang shooting that happened at 10 last night on grant street near lemon. police say two people from nap pa were shot in the legs. one was 12 years old. the victims say they were outside of a house when a black car pulled up. the suspect got out, shot at a gang-affiliated word and started shooting. it is 8:04. protesters plan to gather for a
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march in richmond this morning. alec savage is live in richmond with the message they're hoping to send. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. community members angry about chef reason's response to last month's refinery fire, and that's why they've organized a march that will happen later this morning. everyone will be gathering here in washington park at 10:00 this morning, and then all of the folks who gather here will be marching six block down to the front gate to the refinery, everything organized by a group united public workers for action, and i want to bring a member of that group, charles smith. tell me why this march has been organized. what's the message? >> have to take direct action against chevron to make sure that the citizens have a safe environment to live in. don't think that the reforms we've seen over the years are working. so talking about community criminal of chevron. >> you would also like to see chevron executives face punishment for lack of a better
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term. >> unfortunately living in a society where nobody seems to go to jail for their crimes. we have an example where there may not be criminal activity but malfeasance on the part of executives running chevron at the plant, and, yeah, we would like to see him prosecuted for what took took place, and ensuring that public people will pay a price, more than just a hundred bucks for red eyes or something of that nature. the officers at chevron need to pay the price as well. >> so this march will happen later this morning. everything begins at 10:00 this morning. the expectation could be a couple hundred people, could be a thousands people. >> we have no idea and hoping for the most people. >> have to wait and see what happens. everybody will be meeting at washington park and marching on the chevron refinery later this morning. a lot of community outrage over that refinery fire last month.
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live in richmond, alex savage. 8:06. the 38th annual metro men bike race has just gotten underway. it's italian for the tour. hundreds of bicyclists will be riding this route, about nearly a mile through streets of san francisco today. the first racers just left levi strauss plaza on union street. you can see some of them whizzing around the corner. they go fast. another group is expected to lead -- a group want thissed to lead every 40 or 50 minutes. the last group of racers, that starts at three this afternoon. this race was originally known as the san francisco grand property. and we get another live picture of some of the cyclists there going through the city. a nice day if you want to head out down to levi strauss plaza. time is now 8:70. police checking surveillance video. they want to know who vandalized a community
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memorial. for the third time, a sculpture honoring victims of the 1991 east bay hills fire has been damaged. five metal bars that represent burned, but regrowing trees were cut down. twenty-five people died trying to evacuate people from areas that are still flooded and restore power. republican presidential up nominee mitt romney visited the area on friday. time is now 8:70. if you would like to know whether your personal financial situation would be better under an obama or romney summation, there's an app for that, we're told. a berkeley based company called litify.com lets users put in salary, age, tax status and other information. it comes up with an estimate of how much you would gain or lose under the tax and budget plans of either president obama or
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mitt romney. that app also shows the increase or decrease in government service a household would get under each summation. later this week, president obama will join democrats in charlotte, north carolina for the democratic national convention. coming up at 8:15, have a live report from charlotte with the one question democrats will have to answer this week as they officially renominate president obama for another run for the white house. 8:08. students and teachers plan to rally tomorrow outside of san francisco city hall to save city college. the school is at risk of shutting down. the state has cut more than $53 million in funds for city college over the past three years. that has led to a reduction in class sizes, cancellation of summer sessions and unfilled teacher positions. leaders plan to launch the yes on aid campaign. prop a would help save the school by raising a parcel tax. time is now 8:09.
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happening right now the dun barten bridge still closed for the listening labor day holiday. in fact, watching it live. that's what it looks like just sitting there. but it's busy out there. cal trance construction crews say they are on schedule with the quake retro fitting work. they expect to finish their work on the bridge by 5:00 tomorrow morning. the cal trance closed the bridge. they have been working around the clock finishing the project. ktvu's ally razz massen out there. going to come back with an update at 8:30. check in with tara. what's happening in ma rain county? >> have a two-car crash in san rafael. the lane blocked on 101 northbound. that is at the central rafael exit. take a look at the map. you can see it there at the central south rafael exit. cars moved over to shoulder. shouldn't see backup from this.
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appears that both parties involved okay. >> take a look at the east bay highway 4 through bay point near pittsburgh. no delays all morning long because of the labor day holiday. drive to concord on the left side of the screen looking good. 680 near fremont same story. right-hand side is southbound traffic toward san jose, and check in right now with rosemary. going to have great weather. shaping up to be sunny and nice. >> good morning. >> it is gorgeous outside. in most cases, mostly cloudy skies, warmer temperatures in store for labor day afternoon, and numbers already beginning to warm in some cases. a live look here at the bay bridge. no trouble getting over the bridge this morning. if along the coast, that's a different story. patchy dense fog reported through 9:00 a.m., even an advisory by the national weather service. a ridge of high pressure from the desert southwest continues to pull our direction bringing warm weather to the area. it is compressing the marine layer. less than a thousands feet this
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morning, and pinning it right up against the coast. so from the golden gate bridge to monta ray, visibility down to a quarter mile. so a tough drive along highway 1, in and around pacifica, half- moon bay. take it easy out there. it will mix out and the advisory set to expire at 9:00 a.m. 55 degrees in oakland, upper 50s, concord, low 60s in about i don't care. so beginning to see a warmup in some cases. even santa row is a climbing out of the 40s, 51 degrees right now. a cool start in and around the north bay valley spots near pet lieu ma, nevada this morning, cool. 79 and oakland for the afternoon, 80 degrees expected for heyward. like it hot, head inland. head into the santa clara valley, a warm day in san jose, 86 expected for you. along the peninsula, mild to warm weather in the forecast, 71 in the city, 79 san ma day yes, mid to upper 80s in store for the north valley
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directions. extended forecast, see a slight cooldown on tuesday with a better cooling trend coming wednesday, thursday, friday. then with the weekend in view, see numbers jump just a bit into the weekend. upper 80s in the forecast for the inland areas, 6 0s expected along the coast. have the lunch time numbers coming up. time 8:12. why a california delegate to the democratic national convention was sent home even before the convention starts. everyone still talking about this one. the chairman of the republican national committee giving his review of clint eastwood's controversial empty-chair performance.
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the big question, are better off, something democrats will be trying to answer during this convention this week, and right now the crowd is starting to gather. democrats are kicking the festivities off in charlotte with a labor day celebration, and then tomorrow they get down to business. >> the stage is set, and democrats are gearing up for their convention. it officially starts tuesday, but the president spent the weekend previewing his message. >> i offer a better path
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forward, a path that will grow thechy and create more jobs and strengthen the middle class, and the good news is you get to choose the path. >> reporter: republicans met last week in tampa to officially nominate mitt romney as their candidate for president. >> mr. chairman and delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: and raise the question of whether the country is better off now than it was when president obama was elected. >> without a change in leadership, why would the next four years be any different from the last four years? >> reporter: the vice president's response? >> what they espouse is a social policy out of the ú60s, a foreign policy with echoes of the cold war, and an economic policy that brought the great recession. >> reporter: now, the president is continuing his road to charlotte campaign swing today in ohio, and then tour the devastation left
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behind by hurricane isaac. live in charlotte, sandra endo. dave, back to you. hundreds of occupy protesters rallied in the streets of charlotte ahead of the democratic national convention. >> show me what catastrophe looks like. >> the protesters say they want to call attention to corporations' influence on politics. some of them had signs about union and veterans rights, and they called for immigration reform. >> to hold the democratic party accountable. i think that the democrats do things. but lick the rest of the government there's way too much corporate money. >> now at least two of the demonstrators were arrested for carrying a con sealed knife and also for assaulting a government official. a california delegate will in the be at the democratic national convention because of an incident at the hotel of the
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california delegation over the weekend. the delegate came back to the hotel drunk with another delegate early yesterday morning. hotel staff became concerned when one of the delegates fell and appeared to be unconscious. hotel staff said the other delegate started to argue with them and claimed to be a member of congress. click on the dnc 2012 tab on the home page. time is 8:19. a secret service truck was stolen in detroit. secret service says it contains some of their equipment when it was taken on saturday night outside of a downtown hotel in detroit. the secret service is there in detroit providing security for vice president joe biden's visit today. they say that theft will not affect their ability to protect
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the vice president. republican presidential nominee mitt romney issued a labor day statement today saying that for too many americans, today is another day of worrying when their next paycheck will come. romney is at home in new hampshire today. he's practicing for the three debates with president obama that are coming up next month. the first debate is scheduled for october 3rd. the chairman of the republican national committee meanwhile is giving his take on clint eastwood's empty-chair speech at the convention last week. >> great. anytime -- at the end of the day, it was clint eastwood telling the american people barack obama didn't fulfill his promises, and barack obama has to go. >> eastwood has been criticized of being disrespectful to president obama by addressing an empty chair as if the president were sitting there, and a video posted to the romney campaign's youtube account does not include eastwood along with the other
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featured speakers. time 8:20. a fraternity has been suspended after the death of a freshman pledge. investigators say 18-year-old phillip downens died after a night of drinking at an off- campus fraternity house. a university spokesperson said he was pledging the pheta kai fraternity. police are investigating whether hazing is involved in his death. >> appalling to think someone died from trying to be a part of the organize. >> the fraternity will be suspended until that investigation is complete. it is coming up on 8:21. some police patrols are changing in one bay area city. the goal of putting their officers on two wheels. >> also a troubled bay area mental hospitalling the new efforts there to protect hospital employees. >> 880 near the oakland climb, traffic looking good. an event at san francisco to tell you about that might impact traffic this morning.
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the department purchased six new patrol bikes. >> currently a third of the officers are trained for bike patrols. more will be trained later this month >> on this labor day, a lot of drivers are not letting high gasoline prices keep them home. today's prices hatch the labor day national records that set four years ago. that's $3.83 a gallon for regular. now here in the bay area, we pay more. in san francisco, the average is $4.23 a gallon. it's 4 cents cheaper in san jose, with north and east bay drivers, you're paying a penny or 2 less than that. >> 8:25. we want to check in with tara. the high gas prices, well some people might want to ride bike. >> that's right. we have a big bike race in san
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francisco this morning. the geiro bike race known as the san francisco grand proceed has gotten underway this hour. here are live pictures here. the first group left at 8:00, and the next group taking off very shortly. there are a bunch of closures in and around levi strauss plaza where the bikers took off. that's located at battery and union. they're going to be heading east on green, south on front, west on valet owe. that general vicinity of san francisco. so just be aware that if you need to get around, taking a car probably not a good idea today, and muni, transit and bart all running on the sunday schedules this morning. also have some changes to the street sweeping this morning, monday through friday street sweeping doesn't apply, so you can feel free to park. next a look at the bay toll plaza. quick sailing into san francisco this morning. a nice sunny day, and down to the south bay, 280 at 880 interchange, same story.
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traffic looking good. 826 here's rosemary. summer like pattern will continue today. today a few degrees warmer than yesterday. a little toasty for the inland areas. patchy dense fog remains at the coastline this morning, most waking up with mostly cloudy skies. the advisory will last through 9:00 from golden gate bridge to monoray bay. visibility down to a quarter mile. meanwhile the temperature gradient will be standard for that summer pattern. mid-60s at the coast by noontime. low 80s inland for the lunch hour, and then for the afternoon, warming into the low 90s for the hotter spots. today temperatures are above average. actually will cool slightly for tuesday with a bigger cooldown for the second half of business week. into the weekend there's the weekend in view. upper 80s for the forecast in the inland areas. have a detailed look at afternoon highs coming up. time now 8:27. the continuing vigil by san jose firefighters for one of
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their own. how they're helping the family of a firefighter who had a heart attack on the job. >> caltrans is on track to finish work on the down barten bridge this weekend. the big step construction crews made overnight. also it happened overnight. a suicide bomb attack aimed at a u.s. consulate.
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not a single car on a bridge, an unusual sight for a bridge that gets 60,000 every day. except for the chp vehicle. empty. in the distance a couple hundred feet away, there's a cluster of equipment where you see the giant cranes. that's where the construction site is, on the eastern span of the down barten. the work going on is to install a new seismic joint. crews are finished installing the joint. this is video we were telling you about from caltrans from overnight that shows 12 plates that make up the joint being laid out. now though the sealed plates have been installed, that was the whole reason why this bridge was closed. that's the bulk and the core of the work. though the plates are in place, crews have more work to do.
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they have to pour concrete over those plates. they started pouring some of the concrete last night, but they still have to smooth it out, wait for the concrete to set before their work is done. >> there's a care time involved with that. so great doing this early into the day on a monday. but there's still a lot of work to do finishing up the joint, and then a lot of the striping, the barrier work. >> reporter: so work is on track to be finished on time, but according to the down barten bridge spokeswoman it is still too soon to tell whether they'll be able to open early. become in the memorial day weekend, cal trance did the same thing on the western span of the bridge over by men low park, and they were able to finish that work about three to five hours early; but again, at this point it's too early to tell if they'll be able to finish early. the scheduled reopening time still tuesday at 5:00 a.m. live on the down barten bridge,
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ally rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 action news. 8:32, san jose firefighters are holding an around the clock vigil at a hospital where one of their own is being treated after having a heart attack on the job. frank ryan is in critical, but stable condition after collapsing thursday while fighting a fire at saint patrick's cathedral. firefighters are taking turns bringing meals to ryan's family as they maintain a vigil at the regional medical center of san jose. they've also started a collection to help the family with expenses. >> they sleep here overnight just waiting for word that, you know, if there's any change and, of course, hopeful that it will be good news. >> ryan turns 42 next month. he's a 15-year veteran of the san jose firearm. family members say he is showing signs of improvement, and they are optimistic he'll pull through. time is 8:33. an arrest has been made in san jose after a hit and run that may be gang-related. police say the suspect was driving away from the scene of
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an argument near noons drive and flicking year avenue saturday night when he ran over a man and a woman. the victims rushed to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. then an hour later, police arrested the alleged driver jimmy kopas, booked into the santa clara county jail on suspicion of felony hit and run. 8:33. police have identified the man shot and killed near children's hospital in oakland over the weekend. police say 29-year-old lorenzo ward was approached and shot by someone in the area of 53rd street and martin luther king, jr., way late saturday night. no arrests have been made. time now 8:34. new this morning, a suicide bomber set off a bomb, a car that rammed into a u.s. consulate suv today in pakistan. the state department says two americans and two pakistanis who work for the u.s. consulate in pakistan, they are among 19 people wounded in this attack.
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a spokesperson says two pakistani were killed. this all happened in an area near pakistan's tribal region. that is the main sanctuary for the taliban and al-qaeda in that country. 8:34. wildfires burning across the state have firefighters busy this labor day. in northern california, thousands of campers were evacuated from the angeles national forest because of a brush fire. it started in the san gabrielle canyon yesterday and has burned about 400 acres. the canyon will be closed today because of the fire. it's only about 5% contained. and a cause is still under investigation. the north pass fire in mend see know county is now about 58% contained. the fire has burned more than 41,000 acres since it began on august 18th. seven homes have been destroyed, and 21 others are still threatened. evacuation orders are still in effect for areas around the community of covello. there was an earthquake in
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beverly hills today. a 3.3 magnitude quake shook the city about 0:26 this morning. seismologists say it was a shallow quake. so it felt stronger if you were near the open center. peverley hills reporting no injuries or damage, but they say they've received dozens of phone calls of people asking about it. and a nearby west los angeles, no calls came in. 8:35, law enforcement will be busy today willing for drunk drivers. so far the chp say they have arrested nearly 900 people statewide from 6:00 friday night through 6:00 yesterday morning. that's down from last year, but deadly drunk driving accidents are up. the chp said that 11 people have died so far, and the chp will wrapper their enforcement later tonight. time 8:36. thousands geared for this year's gay pride festival. the theme was it's a celebration, and people celebrated everything from the repeal of the don't ask don't
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tell policy to president obama's stance on supporting gay marriage. >> there's not any generation right now that can say they've seen so much growth. i think that's something to be celebrated. not only is that something to say we're done, in the in the least bit. >> last year about 35,000 people attended the event, and organizers expect the number to be higher this year. >> and if oakland prize can raise enough money, they hope to add a parade next year. police also investigating several acts of vandalism that report delay targeted the oakland pride festival. vandals broke windows at the community bank on the bay at broadway and 17th street, also smashed windows at a bank of america on lakeside. a police car's tires were slashed, and slurs were scrawled on some buildings. that graffiti quite similar to some comments made about the pride festival that were posted on one web site. 8:37, nine months after the suzanne g komen foundation
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sparked controversy by refusing to fund planned parenthood fewer people have signed up for this year's walk in san francisco. san francisco, down 50% from last year, and donations are also down about 65%. the suzanne g komen foundation quickly reversed its decision on pulling funding for planned parenthood following the public out cry. >> and the oakland as are raising awareness for the need for a cure for breast cancer. more than 500 breast cancer survivors formed a human ribbon across the field in oklahoma yesterday. the as also presented check to various cancer organizations, including friends of faith in memory of long-time ktvu reporter dave sarger. can host the fundraiser for friends of faith. it's a great organize. rita williams has been involved on the board for that group as well along with some other news
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colleagues. >> tom raponi, general manager. a lot of good people out there for the event. >> time 8:38. it is labor day. public transportation will be different today. >> it will. >> ac transit, bart, many operating on sunday's schedule. not as many trains running today. at the golden gate bridge. have. >> starting on the coast. take it slow in the patches. eighty westbound on the left- hand side toward the mcarthur maize, no delays to speak of and at the bridge, traffic on the; right?hand side of the screen is headed southbound toward san jose or 280 and 101. 8:39. check in with rosemary. >> good morning. most waking up with plenty of sun, a abundant sun across the region until you get to the coast. tara showed that satellite of
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the ed go on gate bridge. patchy fog down lasting for the next half hour. the advisory in place through 9:00 a.m. the ridge of high pressure that will bring the warmer weather for today really squashing that marine layer and pinning it right up against the coastline, and that's why there's the dense fog with visibility down to a quarter mile. dense fog along the coast through the morning hours, most waking up mostly cloudy, already a few degrees warmer than we were 24 hours ago, and will carry that trend into the afternoon. mid-6 0s to 70s expected for the east can, so partly cloudy skies for the afternoon. right now 64 in about i don't care, 62 in fairfield. so mild start in some cases, widespread 50s around the bay, 52 san rafael. 51 in santa row is a, starting out fairly cool; but now beginning to pick up where they left off yesterday afternoon. widespread mid to upper 80s in the forecast for the north bay, 88 for snow, 88 for santa row is a, mid-80s in san rafael,
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low 70s expected for saucily toe. 70s for the east bay, 79 in oakland. low to mid-90s expected for the inland, east bay, down into the south bay, how about 86 for san jose, 85 santa collar are, 88 for sarah toga, mid to upper 70s for santa cruz, 71 in the city, begin a subtle cooling trend as early as tomorrow. a cooldown wednesday, thursday, friday with the weekend in view. numbers bump up just a bit in time for saturday and sunday. time 8:41. happening right now, the 38th annual metro men gro bike race. happening right now and sid has the camera in the middle of everybody. hundreds of cyclists riding through the streets of san francisco. now the first racers left just after 8:00 a.m. right now this next group just getting ready to leave. they're waiting. in that group is jared
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sylvester, and he said it takes work to get ready for the race. race. >> . >> the last group of racers start leaving at 3 this afternoon. as you can imagine some san francisco streets closed because of the big rails. traffic affected on union street south, on battery street. riders will be heading east on green street, south on front street. then they head back down to green itch. it is 8:42. the white house turning up the political heat on iran. the effort by the obama administration to prevent an all-out war between iran and israel. and disturbing new information involving the final days of michael jackson. the new color changing candle from air wick,
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it happened about 3:30 this morning. now 6 people are being questioned. report delay there was a fight before the stabbing. two valeo police officers now on paid administrative leave after a deadly officer- involved shooting. police say they were forced to open fire on two men inside of a car after they saw what appeared to be a gun. one man was killed. the other remains in the hospital. and cal trans said the down barten bridge project is on schedule. the bridge shut down on friday night. it's due to reopen tomorrow morning at 5. it is 8:46. protesters will be spending part of their labor day outside of the chevron refinery in rich this morning. ktvu reporter alec savage is live to tell us why they're marching. >> reporter: community members in this area are still frustrated about chef reason's response to last month's refinery fire. that's the reason they will
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hold a rally and march. everything will get started over here at washington park. that's where people will gather later on this morning, and then what they'll do is get together and they'll march to the chevron refinery, which is six blocks away in that direction, and they will be headed there to the front gates of that facility later on this morning. this is all organized by a group called united public workers for action. and essentially they say they want executives to be prosecuted for last month's leak and fire here at the facility in richmond. they claimed it put workers and a community at risk, and something has to be done in response. protesters also believe that chevron and other oil companies should at some point be run by labor groups and community groups. >> have to start the struggle to take these industries back into criminal of workers and the community immediately. >> otherwise they will destroy the planet. >> reporter: protesters also want chef reason to share some of their profits with the community, because at this point thousands of people have
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filed claims, went to hospitals with breathing problems following the fire here in richmond, and so they believe that chef reason's profits should be shared with the community to help the community heal after what took police here. this march and the really get started at 10:00 this morning, everyone meeting at washington park and again marching to the front gates of the refinery in richmond. live in richmond, alex savage channel 2 news. new this morning, 11 people injured after smoke filled the cabin of a tour wish airline plane. happened at an airport in germany. the plane had to be evacuated, and there were 200 people on board. investigators now are trying to figure out what caused that smoke. the obama administration is increasing pressure pressure sure on iran to enter negotiations over its nuclear program as a way to prevent an israeli attack. that's according to a report in today's new york times. the paper said the u.s. along with more than 25 other countries will hold the largest
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ever mine-sweeping exercise in the persian gulf to prevent iran from trying to block oil exports through the strait of hormuz. according to times, the obama administration hopes that ramping up pressure on iran will give israel a way to back off from a military attack. france's foreign minister said he has been discussing with the u.s. and britain a tough response to syria if the government uses chemical or biological weapons in its civil war. in the meantime, the syrian city of damascus, two explosions damaged a building under construction near the syrian military joint chiefs of staff. the explosions did not cause significant damage to the building, because they went off in an area ringed with security check points it is considered a serious blow to the government. a tense scene yesterday in washington state after a man was killed in a standoff with swat teams. it happened in the afternoon in a wooded area north of seattle.
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the deputies originally got a call about a man who had been shot in the leg. that's when they discovered someone was shooting at deputies and at people in the neighborhoods. >> they were like did you get shot at, because they heard something, and we didn't. sheriff's deputies out in that area again today searching for another possible suspect. 8:49. evacuation orders have been lifted for some of the areas threatened by three wildfires in northwestern nebraska. one of those fires is close to being contained; but strong winds helped the other two fires grow over the weekend. more 285 square miles burned including at least 27,000 acres in south dakota. nebraska's governor said it will likely take several more days to fully contain the fires. and the coast guard said 7 people have been rescued after their boat caught fire in washington state. it happened saturday night about 15 miles south of
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bellingham. the coast guard said the 7 people aboard jumped into the water and were rescued by a passing boat. they were taken to a nearby marina and were not hurt. a tow company is now trying to salvage the burned boat. >> and a fire at a vacant hotel in portland, oregon is being investigated. started around 3:00 yesterday morning at what used to be the thunder bird hotel. took firefighters about four hours to get the fire under criminal. the building being used for storage and has been empty since 2005. no firefighters were hurt. well the pie lot who died in a crash at an air show in iowa was a veteran pie lot with more than 20 years of flying experience. his name was glenn skid smith. he was flying a soviet era military training jet when it crashed and burst into flames on saturday. yesterday fellow pie lot flew a squadron of planes over that crash site in his memory before the air show resumed. >> this is what he would have wanted. he would have done the same
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thing. >> the investigation of the crash continues. the reverend son young moon, the founder of a religious movement is dead at the age of 92. his unification church has a history of controversy. he arranged mass weddings between couples who had just met or did not speak the same language. moon himself served time in the u.s. on tax evasion charges. his church's popularity in the u.s. has dwindled; but it's estimated to still have hundreds of thousands of followers in arabia. new documents show that michael jackson's concert promoters were concerned about his health just before he died. the l.a. times obtained 250 e-mails involving the promoters for jackson's this is it tour. they describe jackson as, quote, an emotionally paralyzed
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mess and con assumed. time 8:02, the oakland as, can they keep winning? can they keep the winning streak alive? tell you about the labor day match-ups for both bay area baseball teams. and the warming trend continues for the labor day holiday. coming up take a look at what to expect travel advisories to small business loans.
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as many as 15,000 turned out to celebrate the little league run at the end of the little league world series. >> just love pet lieu ma so much. the best town in the world. >> players and coaches waved to the crowd from a line of classic cars. messages of congratulations could also be seen at most of the businesses. >> words can't explain it. just can't explain it. >> pet lieu ma made it to the u.s. championship game at the little league world series, but last to tennessee. pet allow ma finished third in the tournament. for photos from the parade go to ktvu.com and click on the "photos" tab. will the oakland as keep their winning streak alive when they play the the and? the as have won nine straight games, want to make it 10 today. yesterday the as swept the series against the red sox
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grant balford stopped a late run in the 9th with that strike- out to end the game. >> the giants also playing on labor day. the first pitch after 1:00. yesterday the giants had a tight game against the cubs. s it a hit from angel pagone in the top of the 9th. that brought in the eventual winning run. 8:56. and caltrans just wrapped up a news conference regarding the down barten bridge close yours. tara joins with an update on what they said. >> there's a chance that it will open the bridge earlier than anticipated. the span is shut down for the seismic retro fitting. supposed to open at 5:00 tomorrow morning. an accident in ma rain county to report. this is in nevada at the sanitary landfall. one car blocking the right-hand lane. the other in the bushes. an balance is on the scene. fog at the golden gate bridge
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all morning long. the fog advisory supposed to be lifted, but looks like the fog may linger. drive slowly. folks on the san ma day yes bridge have a nice drive. no delays to report. many using this bridge instead of the down barten since that one is closed. check in with rosemary one last time. >> the fog off. temperatures for today, beginning be a few degrees warmer than yesterday. just a bit above that seasonal average as early as tomorrow. begin a cooling trend that will take into the sec half of the week and then into the week, temperatures bump a bit up. >> not too hot. >> and that's a report for this morning. >> and be sure to join ktvu news at noon. see you later. cçrrú
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